Janaab Pakal III

Janaab Pakal III

For other persons with this name, see Pakal.
Janaab Pakal III
Ajaw of Palenque
Janaab Pakal III's glyph
Reign November, 799 – ?
Predecessor K'inich K'uk' Bahlam II
Successor none
Religion Maya religion

Janaab Pakal III,[N 1] also known as 6 Cimi Pakal, (fl. c.799), was an ajaw of the Maya city of Palenque. He acceded to the throne in November, 799.[N 2][1] He was probably last ruler of Palenque and his glyph name comes from blackware vase found in the residential quarter of city.[2]


  1. ^ The ruler's name, when transcribed is 6-? ja-na-bi pa-ka-la, translated "6 Death ? Shield".
  2. ^ These are the dates indicated on the Maya inscriptions in Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, Acceded: 7 K'an 17 Muwan.


  1. ^ Skidmore, Joel (2010). The Rulers of Palenque (PDF) (Fifth ed.). Mesoweb Publications. p. 91. Retrieved 12 October 2015. 
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Regnal titles
Preceded by
K'inich K'uk' Bahlam II
Ajaw of Palenque
November 13, 799-?
Succeeded by